OUR team

Core Staff, Contractors & Volunteers


Lisa Gautier – President, Board Secretary
Betty Cheng – Director of Operations
Pablo Ferrari – Web developer
Patricia Cangas – Web designer
Briana Tran – Design Media Lead
Philip Lam
– Hum Sum Lead
Rudy DeLeon
– Renewable Resources Lead
Wesley Allen
 – Built Exhibits Lead
Jennifer Thomas – Clean Wave Lead
Amber Millan – Social Media Lead
Katia Rogers
– Bookkeeper
Enrica Jiang – Fundraising & Press
Gregoire d’Allest – Intern Eco-Hub
Sophie Standen – Intern Eco-Home
Antoinette Gautier – Intern Vlogs & Scores
Ragini Agrawal – Volunteer Hum Sum Lead
David Duckworth – Volunteer Lead
Dimitriy Kuvshinov – Volunteer
John Thurston – Logistics
Charlotte Gautier – Animations & Logos
Joyce Joseph – Research Eco-Solutions
Alicia Snow – Research Permaculture
Donna Goodman – Research Eco-Solutions
Kyle Freeman – Proofreader
Janet Jose – Proofreader


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How can I help?

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As a non-profit organization, it is so important that we have the support of volunteers. Without you, we wouldn’t be what we are today. Please answer these few questions so we can get a better idea on how we can best organize your precious time.


Apprenticeships are designed to develop a particular skill set that makes an individual excel in craftsmanship and green collar employment. Matter of Trust is affiliated with a wide range of schools and specialized environmental businesses.

Sponsor us

When we see that our programs can create sustainable green businesses and green-collar jobs, we accept corporate sponsorships from our collaborators to get things rolling. Please check our sponsorship opportunities and contact us.


We believe strongly that, “When you give, you get back tenfold.” There are many ways to give like donating hair, fur, and fiber or donating stuff that you don't need. Learn more about all the giving options available: money, stuff & others.